Business & Professional Development

CBIZ partners with regional business and industry leaders to develop a vital economic future.

Business Bookkeeping Certificate is designed for those who want to become a bookkeeper or for small business owners who would like to understand bookkeeping better.  Increase your skills in payroll, QuickBooks®, Excel and tax knowledge to enable you to perform bookkeeping accurately and efficiently.

Social Media Certificate will take you through a series of classes that will not only take your business to the next level, but will help you build skills to navigate social media to gain a competitive edge.  You will understand the functions of different platforms and how to use them together.

Check out our Business and Professional Development Classes below. Call (319) 208-5375 to register.

 
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Auto Dealership

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Course Date
Auto Dealers: Dealer 101, Under the Hood 8/24/2018
Auto Dealers: Dealer 101, Under the Hood 10/12/2018
Auto Dealers: Dealer 102, Turbocharged Dealer Details 8/24/2018
Auto Dealers: Dealer 103, A Major Tune-Up - Buy Here Pay Here Operations 8/23/2018
Auto Dealers: Dealer 103, A Major Tune-Up - Buy Here Pay Here Operations 10/11/2018

Business Management

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Course Date
Accounting Basic Concepts 10/1/2018
Business Acccounting Made Fun and Easy 12/3/2018
Business Record Keeping 10/17/2018
Payroll Accounting 10/22/2018
QuickBooks Online® - Software Comprehensive 1/25/2019
QuickBooks Pro® Desktop Level I 11/26/2018
QuickBooks Pro® Desktop Level I 9/17/2018
QuickBooks Pro® Desktop Level II 12/12/2018
Understand Your Business Taxes 12/5/2018

 

Athletic Coaching

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Course Date
Coaching Authorization Certificate 9/10/2018
Coaching Ethics 7/1/2018
Theory of Coaching 7/1/2018

Leadership

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Course Date
How Millennials and Gen Z Affect the Culture of Work 9/20/2018
How Millennials and Gen Z Affect the Culture of Work 12/11/2018
Management Basics 10/18/2018
Communication Skills for Managers 11/13/2018
Delegation for Leaders 12/3/2018
Behavioral Interviewing 1/10/2019
Supervision Certificate 10/1/2018
Supervisory Survival Skills 10/1/2018

Social Media

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Course Date
Social Media Certificate 9/18/2018
Basics of Social Media for Business 9/18/2018
Blogging for Business 10/2/2018
Facebook Advertising: Big Ideas for Small Business 10/16/2018
Email Marketing in a Candy Crush World 10/30/2018
Tagging for Business Optimization 11/13/2018
Visual Media In Social Media Marketing 11/27/2018
Pimp My Profile: LinkedIn for Professionals 12/11/2018
Social Media Certificate Final Project 12/18/2018

 

Auto Dealership

New Auto Dealers: Dealer 101, Under the Hood
This course is the basic course on understanding dealer responsibilities. This class will serve as a refresher course and will teach the requirements of being an auto dealer in Iowa and how to maintain a dealer’s license. Updates of changes to state and federal law, rule and regulation will be provided. The trainer will discuss new laws enacted during the 2018 legislative session impacting auto dealers as well as providing new information from federal and state agencies pertaining to the auto industry. Dealers will be encouraged to bring forth areas of concern to assist with possible solutions to these concerns. Dealers will review videos from the staff of the Iowa Department of Transportation Bureau of Investigation and Identity Protection and the Consumer Protection Division of the Iowa Attorney General’s office. An updated manual or a USB/flash drive will be provided to all attendees.

#64025 5 Hours, 1 Session $179.00
  SCC CBIZ,103 Clay Winterboer
  Friday, Aug 24 8 AM - 1 PM

 

 

 

#65029 5 Hours, 1 Session $179.00
  SCC CBIZ,103 Clay Winterboer
  Friday, Oct 12 8 AM - 1 PM

 

 

 

New Auto Dealers: Dealer 102, Turbocharged Dealer Details
This course will serve as a refresher course for Iowa auto dealers, plus provide training on vehicle title compliance and the necessity for dealer compliant paperwork. The trainer will provide an overview of dealer responsibilities with lender resources and compliant guidelines for assisting consumers with financing options. The course will provide updates to state and federal law, rule and regulation. The trainer will discuss new laws enacted during the 2018 legislative session impacting Iowa auto dealers. Dealers will review video presentations from the Iowa Department of Transportation Bureau of Investigation & Identity Protection and the Consumer Protection Division of the Iowa Attorney General’s office. An updated 5 hour dealer education manual and/or a USB flash drive will be provided to all attendees.

#64024 5 Hours, 1 Session $179.00
  SCC CBIZ,111 Todd Thein
  Friday, Aug 24 8 AM - 1 PM

 

 

 

New Auto Dealers: Dealer 103, A Major Tune-Up - Buy Here Pay Here Operations
Updates of state and federal law, rule and regulation will be shared with dealers. The trainer will provide an overview of regulations, policies and procedures for compliant buy here pay here dealerships. New laws impacting Iowa auto dealers enacted during the 2018 Iowa legislative session will be reviewed. The importance of using compliant forms in buy here pay here operations will be discussed with attendees. The course will be beneficial for existing buy here pay here dealers as well as those dealers who are giving consideration to establishing a buy here pay here dealership. An updated 5 hour dealer education manual and/or a USB flash drive will be provided to all attendees.

#64023 5 Hours, 1 Session $179.00
  SCC CBIZ,103 Clay Winterboer
  Thursday, Aug 23 Noon - 5 PM

 

 

 

#65027 5 Hours, 1 Session $179.00
  SCC CBIZ,103 Clay Winterboer
  Thursday, Oct 11 Noon - 5 PM

 

 

 

Business Management

Accounting Basic Concepts
Designed for the non-accountant bookkeeper, office manager or owner of a business. Learn basic accounting terms including revenues, expenses, assets, and liabilities. Learn to build and read the income statement, balance sheet, and statement of cash flows. Become familiar with accounting debits and credits as you learn how to record transactions in this hands-on course. This course is approved for the Business Bookkeeping Certificate.

#65201 24 Hours, 6 Sessions $295.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Janine Clover, MBA
  Mon/Wed/Fri, Oct 1 - 12 8 AM - Noon

 

 

 

Business Acccounting Made Fun and Easy
The world of accounting can be intimidating. Whether you are a manager, business owner, or aspiring entrepreneur, you will need to know basic accounting. In this fun and interactive class, we will use the world of a child’s lemonade stand to learn the language of accounting, to understand and apply financial terms like assets and liabilities, to learn the difference between profits and cash, how to build and read the three primary financial statements, and how to calculate financial ratios to track trends in your business. Learning accounting can be fun! Book and materials included.

#65171 12 Hours, 4 Sessions $129.00
  SCC CBIZ,111 Janine Clover, MBA
  Mon & Thu, Dec 3 - 13 5:30 - 8:30 PM

 

 

 

New Business Record Keeping
While not the most exciting or creative aspect of running a business, record keeping is nevertheless a critical part of business operations. In this course you will learn the importance of record keeping, what records to keep and how long, bookkeeping, payroll, customer service, safety, and inventory records, and ideas on software to help with record keeping. Materials included.

#65180 3 Hours, 1 Session $59.00
  SCC CBIZ,112 Janine Clover, MBA
  Wednesday, Oct 17 1 - 4 PM

 

 

 

Payroll Accounting
It's a fact of business—if a company has employees, it has to account for payroll, fringe benefits, and payroll taxes. This comprehensive course will guide you through processing a new employee, calculating payroll and payroll taxes, payroll tax reporting, and periodic and year end payroll reporting to the government. This course is approved for the Business Bookkeeping Certificate.

#65124 16 Hours, 4 Sessions $295.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Leann Blakley
  Mon & Wed, Oct 22 - 31 1 - 5 PM

 

 

 

New QuickBooks Online® - Software Comprehensive
If you subscribe to QuickBooks Online®, this hands-on training seminar is for you! Learn how to set up a company, customer and vendor files, and chart of accounts. Learn how to manage money coming in and money going out including sales, invoicing, paying bills, and tracking expenses. You’ll learn how to reconcile accounts, use inventory and payroll, and use reports to understand your business, including profitability and sales trends. Bring your questions. Book, materials and light lunch included. Basic computer knowledge is required.

#66118 7 Hours, 1 Session $259.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Janine Clover, MBA
  Friday, Jan 25 9 AM - 4 PM

 

 

 

QuickBooks Pro® Desktop Level I
If you are a new user of QuickBooks Pro® Desktop, this hands-on training seminar is for you! Learn how to set up a company, customer and vendor files, and chart of accounts. Learn how to manage money coming in and money going out including sales, invoicing, paying bills, and tracking expenses. You’ll also learn how to reconcile accounts and use reports to understand your business, including profitability and sales trends. All materials are included. Basic computer knowledge is required.

#65176 9 Hours, 3 Sessions $139.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Janine Clover, MBA
  Mon & Wed, Nov 26 - Dec 3 8:30 - 11:30 AM

 

 

 

#66152 9 Hours, 3 Sessions $139.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Janine Clover, MBA
  Mon & Wed, Sep 17 - 24 5:30 - 8:30 PM

 

 

 

QuickBooks Pro® Desktop Level II
Beyond the basics, in this seminar you will build on the knowledge gained in Level I as you learn to work with physical inventory and sales tax, set up and use QuickBooks® payroll, and deal with the “other” accounts found on the balance sheet, such as current assets and long-term liabilities. Also covered are estimates and time tracking features as well as data maintenance. Finally, you’ll learn how to make journal entries, customize reports, and create custom templates. Materials included.

#65175 9 Hours, 3 Sessions $139.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Janine Clover, MBA
  Mon & Wed, Dec 12 - 19 8:30 - 11:30 AM

 

 

 

New Understand Your Business Taxes
Income tax, sales tax, payroll tax, and the list goes on for taxes your business pays. Discussion will center on the various business taxes, forms and ways to file and pay the taxes, and things you can do in your record keeping system to better understand and lessen your tax burden. Participants will receive all materials and are encouraged to bring specific questions.

#65181 3 Hours, 1 Session $59.00
  SCC CBIZ,112 Janine Clover, MBA
  Wednesday, Dec 5 1 - 4 PM

 

 

 

Athletic Coaching

Coaching Authorization Certificate
This course is designed to enable you to meet the state requirements for coaching, ethics, care and prevention of athletic injuries, anatomy, and growth and development. Upon completion students qualify to make application to the IA Board of Education Examiners for Coaching Authorization. **This class also includes the NEW mandatory CPR/First Aid training.** This course meets the coursework and CPR requirement for the state's coaching authorization application. Students must purchase these books: Successful Coaching, - 4th Edition and Sport First Aid - 5th Edition.

#65125 55 Hours, Sessions $529.00
OL SCC WB,201 Abbott, Beird & Kaufman
  , Sep 10 -

 

 

 

Coaching Ethics
This course is designed to enable you to meet the state requirements for coaching ethics re-certification. This is an independent study program.

#65108 5 Hours, Sessions $90.00
Self-Study   Ralph Kaufman
  , Jul 1 8 - 8 AM

 

 

 

Theory of Coaching
This online self-paced class enhances your understanding of techniques and theory of coaching interscholastic athletics. This class will take about 10 hours to complete and meets all requirements for the State of Iowa Coaching Authorization required core subject matter. Students must purchase their own Successful Coaching, 4th Edition book.

#65128 10 Hours, Sessions $100.00
Self-Study   Ralph Kaufman
  , Jul 1 -

 

 

 

Leadership

How Millennials and Gen Z Affect the Culture of Work
No matter what generation you are part of, come increase your perspective about how age influences our motivation, communication and work practices. We will focus on key actions we can take to attract, coach, engage and retain employees across the generations. We will engage in discussion and activities to help understand Millennial's and Gen Z's unique perspective and what actions leaders can take to build even stronger teams.

#64212 6 Hours, 1 Session $459.00
  SCC CBIZ,103 Celina Peerman
  Thursday, Sep 20 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

 

 

 

#65119 6 Hours, 1 Session $459.00
  SCC CBIZ,103 Celina Peerman
  Tuesday, Dec 11 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

 

 

 

Management Basics
Get the core skills you need to ensure success as a manager or front-line supervisor. Learn about contemporary management theories and the role of a manager. Topics include team building, relationship building, communications, delegation, professionalism, and ethics. This course is approved for the Effective Management Certificate.

#65115 8 Hours, 1 Session $495.00
  SCC CBIZ,103 Tom Westbrook
  Thursday, Oct 18 8 AM - 5 PM

 

 

 

Communication Skills for Managers
Participants will discuss how to be a better listener and how to coach an employee to change their performance to meet expectations. Practice giving feedback to employees through role-play. Whether communicating to your team members, peers or your own manager, this course will help you hone both your communication and influencing skills, helping you deliver the right message for winning outcomes. This course is approved for the Effective Management Certificate.

#65111 6 Hours, 1 Session $459.00
  SCC CBIZ,103 Don McKee
  Tuesday, Nov 13 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

 

 

 

Delegation for Leaders
The strongest leaders empower others to be involved with the work of their organization. Too many leaders believe they have to shoulder the weight of the priorities alone. This is not so. A key skill includes delegating work tasks, priorities and projects to team members at every developmental level. In this session, bring your real life experiences and uncover solutions on proper ways to delegate to people at each development level, novice to expert, and how to build bench strength as a result of proper empowerment and delegation. This course is approved for the Effective Management Certificate.

#65142 3 Hours, 1 Session $159.00
  SCC CBIZ,111 Heather Woody
  Monday, Dec 3 9 AM - Noon

 

 

 

Behavioral Interviewing
Hiring the right person for the right job requires behavioral, objective, and fact-based criteria to be part of your hiring process. You will learn how to construct a thorough list of job requirements and how to ask questions to reveal past experiences and interpret behavior. Finally, you will learn the importance of prompt and fair follow-up in order to build a successful team. This course is approved for the Effective Management Certificate.

#65126 6 Hours, 1 Session $129.00
  SCC CBIZ,103 Daniel Shull
  Thursday, Jan 10 9 AM - 4 PM

 

 

 

Supervision Certificate
Leader, manager, supervisor, team leader – no matter what your official title, you’re expected to get the job done through others. This course provides new and experienced supervisors with the tools and skills for building personal confidence in their leadership role. You will see the relevance of the training, rapidly acquire the skills, and quickly put them to use on the job. Attend all twelve modules and earn a Certificate in Supervision. Our program is designed for anyone who manages people in manufacturing, retail or service industries.

#65195 36 Hours, 12 Sessions $975.00
  SCC CBIZ,111 Staff
  Mon & Wed, Oct 1 - Nov 7 1 - 4 PM

 

 

 

Supervisory Survival Skills
This training program is designed for new managers and non-managers interested in or identified for promotion. Knowledge gained in this program will enable you to avoid some of the hard lessons that come from on-the-job learning. Applicable in manufacturing, service, and retail organizations, this seminar presents the fundamental leadership and communication skills and techniques required to manage employees effectively. Content of this training covers the first two modules of the Supervision Certificate.

#65194 6 Hours, 2 Sessions $159.00
  SCC CBIZ,111 Staff
  Mon & Wed, Oct 1 & 3 1 - 4 PM

 

 

 

Social Media

Social Media Certificate
This certificate will take you through a series of classes that will not only take your business to the next level, but help you build skills to navigate social media to gain a competitive edge. You will understand the functions of the different platforms and how to use them together. Learn new skills to achieve recognition for your business and to generate free leads. Classes include: Basics of Social Media for Business, Visual Media in Marketing, Pimp my Profile: LinkedIn for Professionals, Email Marketing, Blogging for Business, Facebook Advertising: Big Ideas for Small Business, Tagging for Business Optimization, and Social Media Final Project. This special price covers the cost for classes between Sep - Dec 2017 and does not include any additional make-up classes or projects.

#0 32 Hours, Sessions $425.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Staff
  Tuesdays, Sep 18 -

 

 

 

Basics of Social Media for Business
Learn to use Social Media FREE marketing. Understand the different platforms and how to use them, such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, eBay, YouTube and much more. Understand the top five things that make social media different than traditional marketing. Work through the top five difficult questions when using social media marketing. This course is approved for the Social Media Certificate.

#65110 6 Hours, 2 Sessions $89.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Samantha Helmick
  Tuesdays, Sep 18 & 25 5:30 - 8:30 PM

 

 

 

Blogging for Business
As marketing grows increasingly informal and conversational with customers, blogs are becoming one of the most important social media tools for business. Learn about successful blogging practices as demonstrated by mega corporations, mid-sized companies, and small Mom & Pop establishments. Discover and build your audience with creative tactics, quality content and analytics. Share your business plan and service options through the engaging and relatable voice of your own perspective. This course is approved for the Social Media Certificate.

#65135 4 Hours, 2 Sessions $59.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Samantha Helmick
  Tuesdays, Oct 2 & 9 5:30 - 7:30 PM

 

 

 

Facebook Advertising: Big Ideas for Small Business
Still think Facebook is a fad? Advertisers of all shapes and sizes are finding ways to leverage the social media giant’s 1.7 billion users. You know you don’t need to reach everyone on Facebook, but engaging even a teeny-tiny fraction of users who live in your corner of the world could do a lot for your business. Learn how to use Facebook’s advertising tools to reach, engage and motivate your customers. Also learn tips on what to say, how to say it, and when. This course is approved for the Social Media Certificate.

#65134 4 Hours, 2 Sessions $59.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Jeff Ebbing
  Tuesdays, Oct 16 & 23 5:30 - 7:30 PM

 

 

 

Email Marketing in a Candy Crush World
Wish there was a way to magically deliver a message straight to the hands of your customers? There is: email! Learn how to start your own email marketing program. Learn how to use automated tools, get ideas for content, understand when to schedule, see how to grow your list, drive customers to your website, measure your efforts, and more. This course is approved for the Social Media Certificate.

#65137 4 Hours, 2 Sessions $59.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Jeff Ebbing
  Tuesdays, Oct 30 & Nov 6 5:30 - 7:30 PM

 

 

 

Tagging for Business Optimization
Harness the power of the hashtag to enable your customers (and future customers) to search and discover your business content on social media. Learn about metadata marketing and how to word weight tag subjects, events, people and geolocations to piggyback on their momentum and connect your business with trending topics. This course is approved for the Social Media Certificate.

#65136 4 Hours, 2 Sessions $59.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Samantha Helmick
  Tuesdays, Nov 13 & 20 5:30 - 7:30 PM

 

 

 

Visual Media In Social Media Marketing
While traditional marketing techniques tell your story to customers, visual media marketing shows your story and lets them see first-hand what you have to offer. Learn how to utilize innovative approaches to sharing your company’s content through various formats, such as video loops, live streaming, images and text, on multiple social networks for better customer engagement. Develop a visual media marketing strategy to captivate your audience, capitalize on visual media trends, and take your brand narrative to the next level. This course is approved for the Social Media Certificate.

#65112 6 Hours, 2 Sessions $89.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Samantha Helmick
  Tuesdays, Nov 27 & Dec 4 5:30 - 8:30 PM

 

 

 

Pimp My Profile: LinkedIn for Professionals
You know you should be using LinkedIn for networking, but it’s all a mystery: connections, profiles, endorsements, groups. Where do you start? Your LinkedIn profile is your business card, your resume, your soapbox, and your rolodex – all in one. Learn how to pimp your profile and get noticed. Then see how you can leverage LinkedIn’s other features to grow your network and build influence. This course is approved for the Social Media Certificate.

#65138 2 Hours, 1 Session $39.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Jeff Ebbing
  Tuesday, Dec 11 5:30 - 7:30 PM

 

 

 

Social Media Certificate Final Project
Note: you must have attended all Social Media Certificate classes as a prerequisite to the final project. The Final Project consists of two parts: first, meeting the attendance requirement for the Social Media certificate classes: Basics of Social Media for Business, Blogging for Business, Facebook Advertising: Big Ideas for Small Business, Pimp my Profile: LinkedIn for Professionals, Twitter Tagging for Business Optimization, and Visual Media in Social Media Marketing, and second, presentation of the final Social Media Marketing Plan which meets the provided guidelines. This course is approved for the Social Media Certificate.

#65123 2 Hours, 1 Session $39.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Helmick & Ebbing
  Tuesday, Dec 18 5:30 - 7:30 PM

 

 

 

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